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Modern house with black frame replacement windows
Posted on July 3, 2020 by baker-admin
The benefits of replacement windows easily out weight the costs of upgrading. Homeowners will immediately reap the benefits of replacing the old windows with modern updated units. Some benefits like curb appeal are easily seen, but replacement windows have many more benefits for all homeowners. Read More...
How to hire a remodeling contractor
Posted on June 29, 2020 by baker-admin
Learning how to hire a remodeling contractor is as crucial as the remodel itself.  The right contractor will help you in design choices, can provide you several options, and will advise you in pitfalls that are common in home remodels. Consequently, choosing the wrong contractor will lead you to a stressful project that often cost more than the initial estimate. Read More...
Handful of Hailstones
Posted on May 18, 2020 by baker-admin
If you wondering does hail lead to roof leaks and water damage, then you have come to the right place. Hail damage, both small and large, can lead to much worse damage if left unattended.  Small roof repairs can become major issues.  Size Matters When it comes to hail damage, it is true, size matters. Not all hail will damage your roof and cause leaks, but this depends on several factors, Read More...
Roof Leak Repair
Posted on May 11, 2020 by baker-admin
Learning how to stop a leaking roof during a heavy rainstorm can mean thousands of dollars less in repairs.  Roof leaks come in different sizes. Some could take months to develop into visible damage, while other leaks are much more dramatic.  Learn how to make a temporary roof repair that will hold up long enough to keep the damage down to a minimum. Once the storms have passed, Read More...
How do you know when your roof needs to be replaced
Posted on May 2, 2020 by baker-admin
More than 75% of homes in America have asphalt roof shingles installed on them. But how do you know when your roof needs to be replaced? While asphalt shingles come in many names, styles, and colors, the majority of roofs have either a 25-year or 30-year shingle. A 25-year shingle is the standard older 3-tab shingle from the past. The 30-year shingle is architectural or laminated, meaning it has an additional layer laminated on top. Read More...
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Posted on April 28, 2020 by baker-admin
Metal roofs like standing seam and r-panel systems are incredibly durable and long-lasting. You can expect a 60 plus year lifetime with proper maintenance.  Metal roofing has long been the choice for barns, farmhouses, modern homes, and industrial buildings alike. Strength, sustainability, and attractiveness are all significant benefits of metal roofing. However, Read More...
how to choose a roof color
Posted on April 24, 2020 by baker-admin
Texas homeowners spend an average of 12.8 years in their home before moving. The average Texas roof life is 12-15 years, but hailstorms are possible every 4-9 years. So it is likely you will need to replace your roof once or twice while you live there. Choosing a roof color is an important decision, one that you could have to look at for the next 12 years. Read More...
8 Ways how to pay for roof repairs with no money
Posted on April 21, 2020 by baker-admin
Replacing your roof is expensive. There is simply no way around it but, it is also the most important component of your home. If your roof leaks, it can cost you thousands of dollars in repairs and thousands of more dollars in personal property damage.  Even just a small leak will become big damage when left unrepaired. Roof repairs for small leaks range from quite manageable to very expensive. However, Read More...
11 mistakes homeowners make when filing an insurance claim
Posted on April 15, 2020 by baker-admin
Severe weather in Texas is always just a question of when and where. Every year hundreds of thousands of hail claims are filed in Texas. Actually, Texas is first in the nation for hail claims representing 28% of all hail claims over three consecutive years.  Add in tornadoes and high wind and you are playing the Russian Roulette of storm damage. Your only recourse is to be prepared and educated. In the last 17 years, Read More...
hail deductible
Posted on March 20, 2020 by baker-admin
Do I have to pay a deductible for hail damage to my roof? This is one of the most common questions we are asked and the simple answer is yes, you must pay your insurance deductible, or you could be committing insurance fraud.  In the recent past, this was overlooked by many contractors willing to bend the rules and work in the gray area just to be able to compete with all the storm chasing roofers. Because of this, Read More...